I Am A Woman Trying For A Physics Phd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3 People

    My Professor

    I was right out of high school and wanted to get into the male dominated job of architecture.  I knew at that time that I was the only girl in a classroom full of guys but that didn't bother me at first.  I loved the male attention and thought the classes would be a breeze...
    IntuitiveOne IntuitiveOne
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 18, 2011

    More Things Go Wrong Then Sexual Harassment...

    When I started going into physics, I honestly thought the lack of women was due to lack of interest. But as I progressed, I realized there was a lot of sexism in the halls of academia. Advisors were disinterested in my goals, some even suggested I become a doctor or do other...
    ballerinapunk ballerinapunk
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2010
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